The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 114 123 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a DBA 31 20 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.44% 1.00% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.03% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 22
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
DBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2098 1933 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.49% 96.65% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1549 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DBA in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region.

DBA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DBA
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

DBA Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DBA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Potters Bar - 14 £55,000 -
Watford +12 5 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £47,500 - 2
St Albans - 4 £46,250 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £50,000 -
DBA
East of England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 45 (63.38%) SQL
1 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (50.70%) Oracle
3 23 (32.39%) NoSQL
4 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 19 (26.76%) MySQL
5 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
6 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (22.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
7 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (19.72%) Open Source
9 14 (19.72%) Replication
9 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
10 13 (18.31%) Linux
11 12 (16.90%) DB2
11 12 (16.90%) High Availability
12 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
12 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (14.08%) Finance
13 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.08%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (12.68%) Performance Analysis
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (12.68%) Analytics
14 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LDAP
1 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.39%) NoSQL
3 19 (26.76%) MySQL
3 19 (26.76%) Oracle Database
4 16 (22.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (22.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
7 12 (16.90%) DB2
8 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (11.27%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (11.27%) Sybase IQ
11 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (8.45%) Big Data
12 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Legal
4 5 (7.04%) Games
5 4 (5.63%) Advertising
5 4 (5.63%) Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) Lucene
2 2 (2.82%) MDX
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) XSD
3 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Replication
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.45%) Clustering
5 4 (5.63%) FMCG
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Exalogic
6 3 (4.23%) Statistics
7 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.82%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) AIX
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (25.35%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
4 14 (19.72%) Open Source
5 12 (16.90%) High Availability
6 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (12.68%) Analytics
8 9 (12.68%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (12.68%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (8.45%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.63%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (5.63%) Data Analytics
11 4 (5.63%) Database Security
11 4 (5.63%) ETL
11 4 (5.63%) Migration
12 3 (4.23%) Database Mirroring
12 3 (4.23%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
3 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.04%) C
5 5 (7.04%) Perl
5 5 (7.04%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) OCP
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (8.45%) Data Guard
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Oracle
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) Sybase
4 4 (5.63%) Facebook
5 3 (4.23%) Teradata
6 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
6 2 (2.82%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.41%) Temenos
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Shares, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago